Thisweek’s training newsOn-the-roadlearningTheCo-op has solved the problem of training employees at multiple locations byintroducing a high-tech travelling training centre. The retailer refurbishedcoach with state-of-the-art computers, are travelling around the countrytraining staff. Staff are organised by regions and the coach delivers PCcoaching for a new computer system. So far 33 employees have been trained andthe programme allows the HR department to track the progress of staff on thecourse. www.coop.co.ukMPsget IT lessonsAll659 MPs are being offered free IT and management training in a bid to modernisegovernment. The Educating the House campaign will run throughout 2002,encouraging all MPs and constituency staff to make the most of internettraining. Only 142 MPs currently have awebsite and the aim is to double this figure through the training which isprovided by training provider Parity. www.parity.co.ukPilotprogrammeHealthcareworkers in Essex are to pilot a training programme intended to benefit groupssuch as women returners. The training has been funded by a European SocialFunding grant of £90,000 to the Learning and Skills Council in Essex and willbe run by Quantica. The course will train workers to NVQ level 2 standards andenable some high achievers to obtain D32 and D33 qualifications. www.lsc.gov.ukTranscosafety courseTranscohas developed a new course to help manage the safety of around 1,700 employees.The training is being delivered by Zurich to improve the health and safetyperformance of its managers. The five-day residential course is a mixture oflectures, syndicate work, videos and seminars. The course has been accreditedby the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. www.zurich.comE-learninglaunchedSecuricorCash Services has invested in a new e-learning programme to help train its6,000 staff. The system will be available at 50 branches by the end ofSeptember, with each centre having a dedicated work station for learning anddevelopment. The system has been launched to ensure all staff have access totraining which will fit around 24-hour shift patterns. Initially, the focuswill be on hard skills such as IT. www.securicor.co.uk TrainingOn 23 Apr 2002 in Personnel Today Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. Related posts:No related photos.